Corpus ID: 19889286

Prevalence of periodontal disease, its association with systemic diseases and prevention

  title={Prevalence of periodontal disease, its association with systemic diseases and prevention},
  author={M. Nazir},
  journal={International Journal of Health Sciences},
  pages={72 - 80}
  • M. Nazir
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Health Sciences
  • Periodontal diseases are prevalent both in developed and developing countries and affect about 20-50% of global population. High prevalence of periodontal disease in adolescents, adults, and older individuals makes it a public health concern. Several risk factors such as smoking, poor oral hygiene, diabetes, medication, age, hereditary, and stress are related to periodontal diseases. Robust evidence shows the association of periodontal diseases with systemic diseases such as cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING
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